Austin Local News

The water has receded now. All that is left of the riverside vacation cabin that once stood here is five concrete pillars. Two families had been celebrating Memorial Day weekend when devastating floods wreaked havoc along the banks of the Blanco River in Wimberley, Texas. The...
Thursday night, officials announced an adult male's body was found on Blanco River bank in San Marcos. He was found in debris. His name has not been released. Volunteer efforts continue to gather speed in Wimberley. Agencies from around the country are descending on the town to...
Occupants of a houseboat that was adrift in Lake Travis in Austin were rescued early Friday. Austin-Travis County EMS say the 21 occupants of the boat were not injured and were being evacuated with rescue boats. Responders say the houseboat broke free from Sandy Creek Marina...
A man who had been missing since Thursday, May 21 was found after the Memorial Day flooding in Williamson County. The medical examiner has ruled that Jerry D. Booth, 55, of Temple died of drowning, but back on the day he was missing. His body was found Tuesday at County Road 143...
In Austin today, Williamson County Judge Timothy L. Wright, 70, of Georgetown pleaded guilty to federal charges of engaging in the business of dealing firearms without a license and making false statements to a Government agent announced Acting United States Attorney Richard L...
Kyle City Manager Scott Sellers has returned Police Chief Jeff Barnett to duty effective Thursday, May 28th. Chief Barnett had been placed on paid administrative leave on May 6th for the purposes of adjudicating a civil service matter. Charles Edge, a former police chief with...
A 29-year-old man has died after a car crash last night. APD’s preliminary investigation shows that a 1996 Nissan Pathfinder was northbound on Cooper Lane, waiting to turn left onto westbound West William Cannon Drive with a green light. A 1989 Honda Civic was southbound on...
Four people are dead and 12 people are missing after heavy rain and devastating flooding pounded the cities of San Marcos and Wimberley in Hays County over the weekend. Late Wednesday, county officials said a boy's body had been pulled from the Blanco River in Hays County. The...
The expansion and transformation of U.S. 183 in East Austin into a tollway, first proposed in 2004, took a key step forward Wednesday when the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority board accepted a $581 million bid to design and construct the 8-mile-long project. The...